Privacy of Health Information
At Siksika Health Services, privacy impact assessments (PIA) are completed for all electronic medical records.
As privacy is of a high priority and legally recognized, privacy impact assessments (PIA) are completed for all electronic medical records used by the Siksika Medical Clinic and other Siksika Health Services departments. Records are registered with the Office of the Privacy and Information Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC).
Electronic medical records ensure safety and security for Siksika Health Services’ patients and clients. This includes unnecessary duplication of testing, checking for misuse of medications, and ensuring children and adults do not have duplicate immunizations. The electronic medical records also ensure privacy of health information for Siksika Nation members in accordance with the Health Information Act of Alberta.